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Cottage Cafe

77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
+1 518-302-3045
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (159 reviews)
“baked brie” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (65 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We always head to The Cottage when in town. Never disappoints. Amazing view of the mountains and lake. Atmosphere is pleasing and comfy inside (and out when there’s not snow....) Foods and drinks dependably tasty. Great variety of craft beers and drinks. Really a great...More

Thank theskiing62018
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location right on the banks of Mirror Lake is great. The dishes are very tasty and the addition of a variety of cheeses and sauces elevate their flavor above standard pub food. We enjoyed a family dinner there but the bar looked like a...More

Thank rcedz
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re happy that you enjoyed the food and views. The bar is a fun place and the Cottage deck is very popular all year round, but especially in the summer. We hope you stop in again. Sincerely, Christopher...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a mini-honeymoon to Lake Placid after our destination wedding in DR :) We ate at the Cottage cafe at least 3 times during our 5 day stay. The atmosphere is great. They have an outside seating area w heaters. The...More

Thank jfo1386
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. Congratulations on your marriage! We’re glad that you came in 3 times during your visit to Lake Placid and enjoyed the food, drinks and atmosphere. We hope you join us again. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible view of the lake, great atmosphere and decor. Pulled pork sandwich at Cottage Cafe with a Switchback IPA, then over to the theatre for retro night (Back to the Future II) – doesn’t get any better than that!

Thank OttawaAl81
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re happy that you enjoyed the pulled pork sandwich, views and atmosphere prior to the movie. We hope you stop in again soon. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 15 March 2018

It is on the smaller side but worth the wait if you have to. Delicious menu and tasty appetizers paired with a solid drink selection including hot mulled wine!

Thank Brian H
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage multiple times during your visit to Lake Placid. We are happy that you enjoyed the menu, appetizers and drink selection. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great tasty foods! We did not go for the view but we could have. Will go back again the menu was amazing!

Thank Mike B
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage! We're glad that you enjoyed the menu, food and views! We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were in Lake Placid for the weekend - with no snow ;( - so instead of snowshoeing we went bar hopping! My sister recommended The Cottage for lunch as it is located lakeside (Mirror Lake). This cozy spot was bright and airy, warmed by...More

Thank Karen R
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re happy that you enjoyed the atmosphere, food, drinks and service by our staff. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We've been going here for years. We always look forward to the view, daily specials, and the decor. One spring, they had pussywillows hanging from branches. It was beautiful. This past month they had book pages folded into different arrangements as well as the nice...More

Thank Kerri S
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you always look forward to coming in and have always had a great meal. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is one of my family's favorite restaurants when visiting MLI. My kids enjoy a more casual setting where they don't have to be 'fancy.' The specials are always excellent as are the standard menu items. I especially like sitting outside to be able to...More

Thank Sharon M
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We're glad that you and your family enjoyed the setting, food and views! We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely great food and the view of the late incredible. Winter activities outside the windows and on the heated deck. Lots to see every season.

Thank Bill C
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re happy that you enjoyed the food and views. We hope that you will stop in again soon. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

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kbalas4
29 May 2017|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! During peak season when we are serving food on the patio we cannot allow dogs. Off season when we are not serving food on the patio, but have our fireplace going we would allow a dog to sit with... More
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Kelsey M
13 August 2016|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and for being our guest at The Cottage! It is currently $12 for the Cobble Hill & $16 for the Top Round! We will get the online menu updated!
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Gina O
23 May 2016|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for the question. No, The Cottage does not take reservations. It is first come, first serve. Hours are 11:30am-10pm for food and cocktails past that until approx 1am. A popular lakefront pub atmosphere - open year... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-302-3045
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